The Best Oktoberfest Celebrations
(Outside of Europe)
The Best Oktoberfest Celebrations <br />(Outside of Europe)

The German beer festival is on tap around the world

Have you ever been to a raucous wedding reception that turned into an epic party? Exactly 202 years ago this October, the German Prince Ludwig the First married Princess Therese and afterwards hosted exactly such a celebration. It was so memorable that the attendees wanted to relive it ...

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The Best View from a
Hotel Room in Montreal
The Best View from a <br />Hotel Room in Montreal

The family-friendly Montreal Marriott Chateau Champlain

When Spot Cool Stuff travels we love staying in a room with a view. In Montreal, there's no better hotel room view than that offered from the upper rooms at the Montreal Marriott Chateau Champlain. Spanning to a height of 139 meters (454 feet), the Marriott Chateau Champlain ...

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The Living Sculptures of Mosaïcultures
The Living Sculptures of Mosaïcultures

The Montreal Botanical Garden is well worth the trip

Spot Cool Stuff, generally speaking, is not a fan of botanical gardens. As a place to walk around for a few minutes as part of a romantic date, maybe. If we happen to be near the entrance of a botanical garden. . . and if we had some ...

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The Luxurious, Remote Amazon River Cruise
The Luxurious, Remote Amazon River Cruise

Aboard Aqua Expeditions’ M/V Aria

You're on a cruise ship that features an outdoor jacuzzi and exercise room. Your meals are cooked by a gourmet chef. And your cabin is the equivalent of a five-star hotel room. But you aren't sailing the Mediterranean. And you aren't cruising the Caribbean. You are in Peru, ...

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Montreal Family Travel
Montreal Family Travel

Vacation with kids in Quebec’s largest city

For a family vacation, we absolutely adore Montreal. Quebec's largest city is a stellar place to travel with kids. (It's superb choice for a romantic weekend or singles getaway too, though for different reasons.) We'd place Montreal among the likes of Paris, Sydney and San Francisco as one of ...

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The Semiramis Boutique Hotel: Art Deco in Athens
The Semiramis Boutique Hotel: Art Deco in Athens

Is it in Greece? Or Florida?

Is it Athens, Greece? Or is it South Beach, Miami? While staying at the Semiramis Hotel your GPS would tell you the former. But the day-glo colored lobby filled with beautiful people, the ubiquitous pop art and the pastel swimming pool area filled with the scent of suntan ...

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